1024: COPE for Depressed and Anxious Teens: A Cognitive-Behavioral Skills Building Intervention
This course teaches participants how to implement the 7-session COPE- Teen Cognitive-Behavioral Skills Building Program. Evidence using COPE in both clinic and school settings with individuals and groups has indicated that COPE decreases depression and anxiety as well as increases self-concept in 12–18 yr old adolescents. After this course, participants will be ready to immediately implement COPE.
Speakers: Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN; Pamela Lusk, DNP, RN, FPMHNP-BC
Disclosures: Dr. Melnyk has expressed the following possible conflict of interest: COPE for
Melnyk Foundation for Child & AdoleHOPE, Inc. scent Mental Health (Not for profit). Dr Lusk has no commercial support or conflict of interest to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed in this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Session Length: 120 minutes
Target Audience: APRN
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the need for depressed and anxious adolescents to receive timely, evidence-based treatment.
2. Describe the COPE 7–Session, Cognitive–behavioral Skills Building Program and its implementation in clinic and school settings.
3. Practice the delivery of COPE session content, as you will implement it in your practice setting.
Key words: Adolescent Depression, Adolescent Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy, COPE for Teens
Continuing Nursing Education
2.0 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Wednesday, October 19: 9:30am – 11:30am
Child & Adolescent
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Release Date: March 2, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: January 25, 2014